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What the team is known for Regularly works for local authorities and housing groups on residential and mixed-use developments. Also often instructed by various NHS bodies to advise on a range of planning matters. Work includes advising on the planning aspects of sizeable regeneration schemes.
Work highlights Advised the Peabody Trust in relation to the use of compulsory purchase to deliver the next phase of the regeneration of the Thamesmead Estate, which includes 1,400 new units valued at £440 million.
Head of the planning team
Kathryn Lawrance acts on behalf of local authorities, NHS organisations and registered housing providers. Her broad expertise in planning issues spans the compulsory purchase process to facilitate development, Section 106 agreements and large-scale regeneration schemes.